Livingston midfielder says his former boss can be proud of what he has done for the Lions.
as a teenager and worked under Gary Holt as he developed himself as a first-team player. The 25-year old was a key player to Holt’s team as they managed to end the last season’sPremiership
at the fifth rank. Sibbald has spoken about Holt’s goodbye and its emotional impact on the team.
“Gary came and spoke to us all on Thursday and said his goodbyes. I text him afterwards too, but we all know this is the reality of football and you have to carry on.
“He can be proud of what he achieved here.
“This season has been difficult and he felt that it was time to go – but he’s done brilliantly here and all the boys thanked him.
“It was a bit emotional on Thursday but a lot of boys have been through this before and you have to just get on with it.”
The team however showed no sign of weakness after the dramatic goodbye and smashed Aye United 4-0 in the Betfred cup. Asked about this game Sibbald responded:
“That was four goals and it was a good performance so we need to carry that into the league now.
“We need to pick up points and get up that league now.”